Re: Nitric Acid Tank Cars

gary laakso

The only other cars that I have seen with this type of covering are UTLX 85704 and UTLX 85925 (page 18 of Tank Car Color Guide Vol. 1) used for the transport of transformer oil.  Perhaps, this car was an add-on to one of those car orders, though neither has the dome platform. 
gary laakso
south of Mike Brock and still shaving rivets

Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2015 11:56 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Nitric Acid Tank Cars

Why were Nitric Acid tank cars built this way?

US Holston Ordnance Works USOX 17021 nitric acid tank car 5x7 builder's photo

Bill Welch

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